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Tips for Call Center Organization

September 19, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Reconfiguration, Office Furniture, Office Design

Call Center Organization in Houston TexasCall centers face challenges that your typical office furniture design layout doesn't have to contend with. You need to maximize the space that you have available while maintaining an environment designed for crisp and clear phone conversations. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you're putting together a call center design.

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Downtown Houston Office Build Out: What Permits Do You Need?

September 18, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Save Time & Money, Office Relocation, Office Moving

Office Furniture Installers that know Houston BuildoutsIf you’re planning for an office build out in Houston, there’s no doubt that you’re anxious to get into your new space and get to work. You’re also unquestionably juggling many things, such as working with contractors and designers to identify exactly how your new space will be configured, helping employees plan for the move, and researching and scheduling downtown Houston office furniture installers to deliver and install your office furniture and equipment when your space is ready.

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HIS' Favorite Humanscale Active Workspace Pieces

September 7, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Furniture

Businesswoman doing conference presentation in meeting room

It’s undeniable that the traditional workspace is evolving — in a good way! As the percentage of Millennials in the workplace continues to rise, workspaces are changed to accommodate their priorities and preferences. In 2016, Millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.

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The Benefits of Having an Office Relaxation Area

September 6, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Design

Why You Should Consider An Office Relaxation Area

Anything you can do to keep your employees (or your client's employees) happy in the workplace will probably pay off in terms of productivity – and your bottom line. Why? Because happy employees are less likely to look for another job.

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How Office Lighting Affects Employee Productivity

August 14, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Design

Office Lighting Effects Employee Productivity.jpgLet there be light! The first thing most people do when they enter their office is turn on the lights (overhead light and/or desk lamp) and open their blinds, shades or curtains if they're fortunate to have a window to bring the outdoors into their space. Transitioning from darkness to light signals the dawn of a new day and endless potential.

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Modular Office Walls: Should Your Office Have Them?

August 11, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Furniture, Office Design

Use Office Modular Walls in Your Next Office Renovation

If you're planning an office move or office renovation, you've got many decisions to make. You probably have a detailed checklist. (If you don't, you can download ours for free.) One item that may not be on your checklist but should be is what kind of walls should you go with. That's right - all office walls are not created equal.

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Office Furniture Planning on a Budget

August 4, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Furniture, Office Design

office design on a budgetWhether you run a startup and are committing to an office space for the first time or you are expanding or moving your office, you’ve probably got a budget for furnishing and decorating your space. If your budget is limited, you’ve got to be strategic, savvy and creative when office furniture planning. You may long for the convenience of going to one home furnishing store for a one-and-done experience. Instead, you have a great opportunity to rise up and meet this challenge head on!

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Does Your Office Furniture have Integrated Technology? Maybe It Should

July 31, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Furniture, Office Design

 

Technology Integrated Office Furniture

Self-driving cars and trucks, package delivery via drones, "paying with your face" (systems that use facial recognition technology to authorize payments for goods and services) -- the future has arrived. We're living in it! Cool gadgets aside, office spaces are also evolving to make it easier for companies to take advantage of innovative technologies useful for business.

The sooner companies take steps to integrate technologies directly into their facilities, the sooner they'll reap the benefits: increased productivity, improved functionality and improved workplace morale. If you're planning an office remodel, relocation, or simply an office update, that is the ideal time to research available technologies, identify the ones that your business can benefit from the most and talk to your office furniture installer about how best to incorporate them into your new space.

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Why Your Next Office Move Needs A Project Manager

July 27, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Save Time & Money, Office Relocation, Office Move

business people group on meeting and presentation  in bright modern office with construction engineer architect and worker looking building model and blueprint planbleprint plans

Whether your office will be moving to another state, another city, down the street, or to another floor of your existing office building, enlisting the services of a project manager will deliver a huge return on investment. Long- and short-distance moves both involve myriad risks. A project manager (a good project manager) has the experience to anticipate what could go wrong so that it doesn't go wrong.

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Co-Working Office Space Planning Tips

July 24, 2017 / by Bill Miller posted in Office Design

Co-Working Office Space PlanningCo-working spaces are valued for providing flexibility for employees and employers (especially for individuals and start-ups), sparking creativity and encouraging mutually beneficial social interaction among tenants. And, according to the Harvard Business Review, when researchers surveyed employees in co-working spaces and traditional offices, they discovered that those in co-working spaces rated themselves significantly happier and more productive than their office counterparts.

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